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Coca-Cola Australia Foundation Community Grant Applications Closing

05/07/2013
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LAST CHANCE TO APPLY FOR 2013 COMMUNITY GRANTS

5 July 2013 – The Coca-Cola Australia Foundation (CCAF) is calling on applications for the final round of its 2013 Community Grants Program. The program supports local community groups and programs that aim to make a positive difference in the lives of marginalised young Australians.

About the Grants

  • The CCAF awards as many as 40 Community Grants each year, varying in size from $1,000 to $10,000 per recipient.
  • CCAF donates $1.1 million annually and since its inception over $8,000,000 has been awarded to hundreds of programs right across Australia

 Julie White, Chairwoman of the Coca-Cola Australia Foundation encourages all community groups to apply for a grant, “The Coca-Cola Australia Foundation Grants are a great opportunity for local community organisations to receive financial assistance to continue the positive impact they make on marginalised youth in the community.

“Since 2002, these grants have provided valuable support to community organisations assisting marginalised youth.  We are looking forward to supporting the next round of grantees and encourage all organisations that support marginalised youth to apply.”

Grant applications close 27 July 2013. For more information on the CCAF Community Grants program and to apply for a grant, please send an email to lee.findlay@ccamatil.com or click on the link for an application form.

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About the Coca-Cola Australia Foundation (CCAF):

Established in 2002, the Coca-Cola Australia Foundation (CCAF) aims to help inspire change for marginalised young Australians aged primarily between 12–25 years. Jointly funded by Coca-Cola Amatil and Coca-Cola South Pacific, CCAF was originally created to bring together the wide-range of Community programs already being funded in Australia by both businesses. Through funding innovative and practical programs run by community and youth organisations, charities and NGOs CCAF supports young Australians who are facing major social, physical and/or economic challenges in their lives. CCAF works with a select number of National Partners on larger-scale, longer-term programs and also funds a number of Community Grants for smaller-scale programs to achieve its aims. CCAF donates approximately $1.1 million each year and since its inception over $8,000,000 has been awarded to hundreds of programs right across Australia